AWIEF is accepting applications for the ‘Enhanced Small Medium Enterprises (SMEs) Investment and Export Readiness Through a Digital Platform’ program, a new program in partnership with USAID Southern Africa Trade and Investment Hub (USAID TradeHub).
The AWIEF 8-week program aims to increase the investor, export readiness, and competitiveness of 100 SMEs in nine Southern African countries: Angola, Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, and Zambia. The program will help strengthen the governance, regulatory compliance and risk management capabilities of your company.
The program leverages the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA), a United States Trade Act that significantly enhances market access to the US for qualifying Sub-Saharan African (SSA) countries, and valid until 2025, to drive export trade for the SMEs. Priority industry sectors include Agriculture, Agro-processing, Textiles, Apparels.
Are you seeking to raise capital for business expansion? Apply now.
Please ensure that you meet all of the eligibility criteria before applying.
Deadline for submission is April 11th, 2022 at 11:59pm Central African Time (CAT). Contact them at [email protected] for any enquiries.
Lastly, It is important to visit the official website link found below to access the application form.